Zenit vs Copenhagen: prediction for the UEFA Europa League group stage match
In case of a victorious result in the match Zenit – Copenhagen on November 29, 2018, the host team guarantees itself a place in the 1/16 finals of the Europa League. The start of the match at the St. Petersburg stadium is scheduled for 20:55 Moscow time.Zenit Pitertsy in the previous round flew to France, to fight with the local Bordeaux. Difficulties for the Russian team were expected from the first minutes of the game against the French team. Bordeaux played well in defense and did not allow Zenit players to carry out their attacks. The Girondins themselves managed to build an attacking game, thanks to which they took the lead in the 35th minute, Francois Camano converted a penalty kick. The Blue-White-Blues had a great chance to level the score in the first half, Anton Zabolotny delivered a good shot into the corner of the goal, but Benoit Costil was in place, who turned the ball to a corner. The second half of the match was also difficult for the guests. Zenit players played mainly on counterattacks, rarely reaching the opponent’s goal. As it turned out, the players of the team from St. Petersburg do not need many chances to distinguish themselves, the score became equal again in the 72nd minute, Anton Zabolotny converted a pass from the flank and delivered a strong shot to the right corner from the goalkeeper – 1:1. Zenit players spent the end of the match on the defensive, trying to keep a draw. The result – 1:1, a draw that completely suited the St. Petersburg club. For complete happiness, the players of the “blue-white-blue” need a victory in the match Zenit – Copenhagen. Copenhagen The Danes are not doing very well in the current Europa League. After a draw with Zenit (1:1) and a victory in an away game with Bordeaux (1:2), the Scandinavians lost in a home match against Sparta (0:1). In the previous round, the “lions” were visiting Sparta. The match in the Czech Republic turned out to be rather boring for the guests’ fans. Copenhagen failed to show anything in the attack, inflicting only one blow in the direction of the hosts’ goal for the entire game, and even that had no danger. In Copenhagen, only Stefan Andersen stood out, the goalkeeper of the Danish team had to work in some episodes, but he kept his goal dry. In order to leave chances to advance from the group, the “lions” need to try to win the match Zenit – Copenhagen. Odds for the match Zenit – Copenhagen November 29, 2018 Bookmakers from the Pari-Match company believe that Zenit players guarantee themselves a way out of the group. Odds for the match Zenit – Copenhagen: Zenit win – 1.75; Draw – 3.65; Copenhagen win – 4.90. Zenit – Copenhagen: prediction for the match Both teams play with a focus on the defense of their own possessions, the game in St. Petersburg will go until the first goal is scored, if there is one at all. Prediction for the match Zenit – Copenhagen: both halves total under 1.5, odds – 2.28.